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stepped up security measures when flying into the united states. with global threats rapidly emerging, the list targets old foes from libya, iran, pakistan and iraq. nbc's brian mooar reports. >> reporter: passengers flying into the united states from other countries will face tougher random screenings, including full body scans. travelers from seven high-risk countries, including nigeria and yemen, will be getting full body patdowns and hands-on luggage inspections. it's the latest fall out from northwest flight 253, a plot allegedly hatched by al qaeda. >> part of something larger from al qaeda. >> reporter: on the sunday talk shows, white house coterterrrorism adviser, john brennan commied the nation's intelligence agencies had but failed to connect a series of dots. still, he insists the system wasn't broken. >> there was no smoking gun. we might have had a partial name but there was nothing that brought it altogether. >> reporter: that echo tom contain, who argues the obama administration has been distracted by heating care and other challenges. >> it's understandable but not acc
on "today" and tonight on "nbc nightly news" right here on this nbc station. >>> and with the united states launching a major relief operation, secretary of state hillary clinton is cutting short her pacific trip to help spearhead the american aid effort. secretary clinton had been scheduled for travel to new guin guinea, australia and new zee land. instead, clinton will be heading back to washington where she will lead the state department's relief efforts. >>> and later on the "today" show, meredith vieira speaks with secretary clinton about the qaa fast any in haiti and what steps the u.s. will be taking with relief efforts. that's this morning on "today" right here on your nbc station. >>> and as the united states brings aid to haiti, the question of health care here at home continues to dominate on capitol hill. following a meeting yesterday, president obama and democratic leaders say they've moved forward on an overhaul but have yet to settle on a final deal. meanwhile, a group of 15 attorneys general are now threaten to go sue over a controversial subsidy that would reportedly bring
telescope in the western united states. astronomers are guessing it could be space junk or just a tiny asteroid. you never know. >> and now here's a look at how wall street will kick off the day. the dow opens at10,627 after falling 36 points on tuesday. the s&p dipped 10. and the nasdaq lost 30 points. >>> taking a look at overseas trading this morning, in tokyo, the nikkei fell 144 points, while in hong kong the hang seng tumbled 578 points. >>> earnings season is off to a rough start on wall street. a disappointing lead off report from alcoa has investors worried more companies will soon follow suit. alcoa shares tanked to their lowest levels since the market bottomed out last year. while the aluminummaker's net losses were down, overall sales fell short of estimates. >>> a surprise decision in china raise the bank's required rfsh level, sparking fears of pullback in chinese import demand. that sent carpillar and new mining down 3%. president obama is about to slap a federal tax on the nation's bigest bank. >> the s.e.c. says the largest bank violated federal policy by hiding merril
this morning, but the real problem is getting those supplies to the people who need it. the united states continues to spearhead relief efforts with president obama pledging $100 million in emergency aid. he's also enlisted former presidents george w. bush and bill clinton to raise money for the cause. with americans opening their wallets to help, american express and visa say they're waivering fees on donations placed on credit cards. banks and card companies had been under fire for profiting off those contributions. while speed is of the essence in terms of aid, it's patience that will be tested in the long weeks and months ahead as the country heals. >> reporter: good evening. as port-au-prince, haiti, enters another evening after this crisis with millions of hatians still on the move, millions spending another evening outside as the aid planes continue to land in the background. the buildings are still unsound. those that survived the initial 7.0 quake and the earth continues to move, that's why so many citizens are preferring to spend the evening in open, flat areas here. the big num
. >> that is great. everyone is helping there, trying to get those cows. >> as it should be in the united states. welcoming to open arms. >> yes. >>> i'm lynn berry, and this is "early today," just your first stop of the day today on your nbc station. >> good morning, everyone. the weather is nice and quiet for now. that is going to change i think later on today and tonight but the morning commute should be no problem. temperatures upper 20's and low 30's. 26 at the airport. the forecast for today, increasing clouds. sunshine this morning. clouds move in this afternoon and by this evening rain, sleet and snow developing and high temperatures in the upper 20's and low 30's. now over to the news desk. >> the time now 4:57. 29 on tv hill. here is a look ahead to the news today. >> a late night fire claims the lives of four people. >> off the coast of the devastated nation details on the mission. >> plus additional crime cameras soon to be implemented in the city are praised. >> stand you're going to be leaving any time soon, looking good out there on the major roadways. rainbow, why so blue? hmmm,
was stuck, unable to get a flight out until saturday night when he returned to the united states. on sunday he was back at his post at sacred heart leading the haitian mass. >> i feel happy to be back, to join this family. but i'm feeling worry for the rest of the people i leave. >> reporter: pa rish ners greeted father jasmin with handshakes and hugs. their prayers are answered. >> we're so happy. i was dancing up and down to tell him welcome home. >> reporter:ather jasmine only knows of one way to explain how he was able to get out of haiti. >> god wants me to be here, and he found a way to bring me back. >> reporter: darcy spencer,
to >>> happy new year to you. 4:54 is our time. 36 degrees out there. as we zoom in on the united states capitol on this very first day of january 2010. good morning, i'm joe krebs. >> i'm eun yang. we'll start things off as we always do with meteorologist veronica johnson. warmer today? >> warmer today but boy we got some big changes on the way. in fact, it's going to be the coldest air moving in since last winter, you guys. >> what? >> i know. i know. of course i'm the bearer of bad news. >> of course you are. >> today we're going to be warming up. it's 36 degrees in the district in adams morgan. aspen hill and bethesda and leesburg 33 degrees. south of the area, through northern neck, richmond over to maryland eastern shore there's a dense fog advisory in effect until 9:00 a.m. today. so visibility, those will start to improve later today. 42 degrees the high today. mostly cloudy skies. jerry? >> happy new year to you. good morning, everyone. take a live look at maryland. capital beltway around college park nothing out of the ordinary. surprising number of people out there and lots of
of detainees not moved abroad will be tried in federal courtrooms inside the united states. now, new york city mayor, michael bloomberg, is calling on washington to cover the cost of trials set to take place in downtown manhattan. bloomberg said the cost of security for trying khalid shake muhammad would top $200 million a year. in a letter to the white house budget director, the mayor said the tough economy has already forced the city to thin the ranks of its police force. the justice department has said in the past that new york will not be asked to bear the entire financial burden. >>> now here's a look at some other stories making news "early today" in america. >>> one unhappy fast food patron in missouri did what we've all felt like doing at some point but actually would never do. she took her anger out on the mcdonald's staff after her order was messed up. heaving a bucket of mop water at employees and trashing the restaurant. the manager estimates $3,000 worth of damage. >>> in rhode island, a new year's day shooting was captured on tape. the suspect rang every buzzer in his ex-girlfrie
be in the united states. welcoming to open arms. >> yes. >>> i'm lynn berry, and this is "early today," just your first stop of the day today on your nbc station.
with the united states. in a statement from the foreign ministry, north korea said the resumption of the six-party talks aimed at curbing north korea's nuclear program depends on improving relations with the u.s., referring to the 1950s war with the u.s. which ended only with a truce, north korea called for, quote, a peace treaty for terminating the state of war. >>> europe continues to suffer from heavy snow and icy temperatures. this weekend saw major disruptions for air travelers closing geneva airport, one of the busiest tourist weekends of the year. >>> meanwhile in germany the storm system blamed for thousands of traffic accidents and have left dozens of villages completely cut off. >>> in gaza, israeli warplanes killed three militants yesterday. the air raid came after israeli prime minister netanyahu warned his military would respond harshly. >>> off the coast of australia, experts captured the first underwater footage of a sunken australian world war ii hospital ship. it plunged to its watery grave in 1943 after being torpedoed by japan. just 64 of the 332 people on board survived.
down. the embassy was given all clear to re-open their doors today. united states and british embassies closed their doors after learning a bombing plot. >>> president obama will meet with his national security team. he'll discuss how to prevent future terrorist attacks like a bombing on an airliner on christmas day. the president is, however, facing a big challenge. most european airports do not appear to be following the new u.s. demand for increased screening of passengers. >>> this morning we're taking a live look out of ronald reagan washington national airport where you can see the lights are shining brightly and that's a big change from yesterday. flight and security screening came to a stan still at reagan due to a power outage. >>> it happened just after noon and lasted for about an hour. pat collins shows us the trouble it caused. >> reporter: it's not a sight you like to see at the airport. baggage, conveyor belts at a standstill. and stagnant lines of people. >> i can't believe it in this day and age we have to sit and wait like this. >> reporter: more stagnant lines of peop
role to maintain stability at a time when the united states is fighting two wars. the commitment means gates will be in place to manage the expansion of the afghanistan war through the summer. >>> this morning we're getting a better look at what caused last weekend's scare at newark liberty international airport. this is a security officer who left his post and a man who wanted give a woman a final good-bye kiss. the video shows the man seen in the tan coat slipping under the rope. after the officer walked away. the man in the tan coat meets a woman in a white jacket they walk away hand-in-hand. the incident shut down the airport for my hours and delayed thousands of passengers. >>> we're just getting started on "news4 today." >> gilbert arenas finally staying out of the public spotlight. coming up what's next for the suspended nba star. >>> hit by a car and lost in the blizzard. bubba the dog being what he needs from you this morning. >> live pictures of the snow that's already fallen and falling. fairfax and montgomery county schools on two hour delays. we'll have your traffic and we
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